Definition of Hoopoes

1. Noun. (plural of hoopoe) ¹



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Definition of Hoopoes

1. hoopoe [n] - See also: hoopoe

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hoopoes

hoop ash
hoop pine
hoop skirt
hoop skirts
hoop snake
hoop snakes
hooped
hooper
hoopers
hooping
hoopla
hooplas
hoopless
hooplike
hoopoe
hoopoes (current term)
hoopoo
hoopoos
hoops
hoopskirt
hoopskirts
hoopster
hoopsters
hooptie
hoopties
hoopty
hoorah
hoorahed
hoorahing
hoorahs

Literary usage of Hoopoes

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1. Penny Cyclopaedia of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge by Charles Knight (1843)
"Here the hoopoes are frequently seen examining the rotten wood and feeding on ... It is generally found in the British Islands in autumn ; but hoopoes have_ ..."

2. The Universal Anthology: A Collection of the Best Literature, Ancient by Richard Garnett, Leon i.e. Alexandre Le'on Valle'e, Léon Vallée, Alois Leonhard Brandl (1899)
"KING SOLOMON AND THE hoopoes. BY HON. ROBERT CURZON. [ROBERT CURZON, son of the Baroness de la Zouche, was born in 1810, and educated at Christ Church, ..."

3. The Natural History of Pliny by Pliny, John Bostock, Henry Thomas Riley (1890)
"... AND hoopoes. The time during which birds show themselves differs very considerably. Some remain with us all the year round, the pigeon, for instance; ..."

4. Travels in Upper and Lower Egypt: Undertaken by Order of the Old Government by Charles Sigisbert Sonnini, Henry Hunter (1807)
"... Nile—Turtle—Birds—The Nightingale—Bird of prey—The little awl—* White -wagtail — Kingfishers—Heron—'Purple gallinule — Spur-winged glovers—hoopoes—Te- ..."

5. Letters from the East by William Cullen Bryant (1869)
"Lake of the Pilgrims.—Brief twilight.—Journey on camels.—hoopoes.—Entrance on the Desert.—Our dragoman.—The father of couriers.—Furniture of our caravan. ..."

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